Licensing by Jurisdiction


The table below provides a broad look at the various licensing requirements and ongoing reporting obligations for suppliers/vendors working with casinos located in a variety of jurisdictions. The jurisdiction names in the first row of the table link to adetailed jurisdictional analysis summarizing the licensing and reporting obligations for each jurisdiction.

JurisdictionGaming LicenseNon-Gaming LicenseVendor License Exemptions AvailableTemporary LicenseOwnership Disclosure ThresholdInstitutional Investor WaiverFeesState Gaming LabTerm of LicenseDeadline to ReapplyPolitical Contribution Restrictions
International Gaming
ArgentinaContact Agency Contact Agency Contact Agency Contact Agency Contact Agency Contact Agency Contact Agency Contact Agency Contact Agency Contact Agency Contact Agency 
AustraliaYes Yes Yes Yes 5% Contact Agency AUD$100 - AUD$1,000 Contact Agency Contact Agency Contact
Agency 
No 
Czech RepublicNo No n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Yes n/a n/a n/a 
FranceNo No n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 
MexicoNo No n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 
New ZealandNo No n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 
South AfricaYes No Yes Yes Contact
Agency 
Contact Agency R2,000 - R120,000 Public/
Private 
1 Year Prior to Expiration No 
United KingdomYes No Yes Yes 3% Yes GBP 100 - GBP 16,274 n/a Contact Agency Contact Agency No 
Canada Gaming
AlbertaYes Yes Contact
Agency 
Contact Agency 5% No C$10,000 Contact Agency 1 - 2 Years Prior to Expiration No 
British ColumbiaYes Yes Yes Contact Agency 5% Yes C$1,000 - C$20,000 Public 1 Year Prior to Expiration No 
ManitobaYes No Yes Yes 5% Yes C$150 - C$5,000 Public Up to 5 Years Prior to Expiration No 
New Brunswickn/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 
OntarioYes Yes Yes No 5% No C$200 - C$15,000 Public/
Private 
4 Years Prior to Expiration No 
QuébecYes Yes Contact Agency Contact Agency Contact Agency Contact Agency Contact Agency Contact Agency Contact Agency Contact Agency Contact Agency 
United States Online Gaming
Delawaren/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 
Nevadan/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 
New Jerseyn/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 
United States Tribal Gaming
ArizonaYes Yes Yes Yes Contact Tribe Yes $1,500 - $5,000 Private 2 Years Prior to Expiration No 
CaliforniaYes Yes Yes Yes 10% Yes - Contact Tribe $500 -
$20,000 
Private Up to 3 Years Prior to Expiration No 
MichiganYes Yes Yes Yes 10 - 15% (Contact Tribe) Contact
Tribe 
$750 - $5,000 Private Up to 3 Years (Contact Tribe) 60 - 120 Days Prior to Expiration
(Contact Tribe) 
No 
MinnesotaYes Yes Yes Yes 10% (Contact Tribe) Contact Tribe $15.00 - $7,500 Contact Tribe 1 Year Contact Tribe No 
MontanaYes No Yes Yes 5% - Public Yes $1,000 - $2,000 Public 1 Year Prior to Expiration No 
New MexicoYes No Yes Yes Contact Tribe Contact Tribe Contact Tribe Private 1 Year 30 Days Prior to Expiration No 
New YorkYes Yes Yes Yes Contact
Tribe 
Contact
Tribe 
Contact
Tribe 
Private Contact
Tribe 
Contact
Tribe 
No 
OklahomaYes Yes Yes Yes 5% Yes Contact
Tribe 
Private At Least 2 Years Contact
Tribe 
No 
OregonYes Yes Yes Yes 5% Contact Tribe $250 - $50,000 Contact Tribe Contact Tribe Contact Tribe No 
WashingtonYes Yes Yes Yes 5% - Public
10% Private 
No $659 - $4,242 Public 1 Year Prior to Expiration No 
WisconsinYes Yes Yes Yes Contact Tribe Yes $500 - $4,000 Private 1-3 Years Prior to Expiration No 
United States Commercial Gaming
ColoradoYes No Yes Yes 5% Yes $250 - $16,000 Public 2 Years 120 Days Prior to Expiration No 
DelawareYes Yes Yes Yes 5% Yes $2,000 - $4,000 Public 3 - 4 Years Prior to Expiration No 
FloridaYes Yes Yes Yes 5% No $200 - $15,000 Public 4 Years Prior to Expiration No 
IllinoisYes No No No 5% Yes $5,000 - $10,000 Private 1 Year 60 Days Prior to Expiration No 
IndianaYes No Contact
Agency 
Yes Contact
Agency 
Yes $200 - $7,500 Public/
Private 
1 Year 90 Days Prior to Expiration Yes 
IowaYes No No Yes 5% - Public
1% - Private 
Yes $250 - $1,000 Public/
Private 
1 Year 90 Days Prior to Expiration No 
KansasYes Yes No Yes 0.5% Yes No Initial Fee Public/
Private 
Up to 2 Years 120 Days Prior to Expiration No 
LouisianaYes Yes Yes No Yes Yes $200 - $15,000 Private 5 Years 60 Days Prior to Expiration Yes 
MaineYes No n/a Yes 10% No $2,000-$200,000 Private 1 year 6 months before license expiration No 
MarylandYes Yes Yes Yes 5% Yes $500 - $25,000 Public/
Private 
3 Years Prior to Expiration No 
MichiganYes Yes Yes Yes 5% - Public
1% - Private 
Yes $200 - $10,000 Public 1 Year 120 Days Prior to Expiration Yes 
MississippiYes No No No 10% - Public Yes $5,000 Public/
Private 
Up to 3 Years 90 Days Prior to Expiration No 
MissouriYes No Yes Yes 5% - Public
1% - Private 
Yes $10,000 Public/
Private 
1 Year 60 - 90 Days Prior to Expiration No 
NevadaYes No Yes No All Yes $150 - $1,000 Public Permanent n/a No 
New JerseyYes No Yes Yes 5% Yes $3,000 - $5,000 Public 4 Years 90 Days Prior to Expiration No 
Ohion/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 
PennsylvaniaYes Yes Yes Yes 5% - Public Yes $500 - $5,000 Public 1 Year 60 Days Prior to Expiration Yes 
Rhode IslandYes Yes n/a Yes 5% Yes $75-$750 Private 3 years from date license is granted 6 months before license expiration No 
South DakotaYes No No Yes 5% No $150 - $5,000 Private 1 Year Before the End of the Fiscal Year No 
West VirginiaYes No Yes Yes 5% - Public
1% - Private 
Yes $100 Public 1 Year Prior to Expiration No 


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